Allied Waste Pays For Violating Consent Decree

Law360, New York (May 9, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Allied Waste Industries Inc. has agreed to pay $125,000 to settle charges that it violated a consent decree for the second time regarding its 2000 takeover of a rival waste services company.

The U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday that Allied Waste violated the decree handed down as part of its $9.4 billion acquisition of Browning-Ferris Industries Inc.

Under the decree, Allied Waste was required to sell waste collection and disposal operations in 13 states in order to proceed with the acquisition. It was also forced...
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